Cancer Focus Northern Ireland

Fundraising Activities

 

Ards Half Marathon & Walk | Ben Nevis Challenge June 2015 | Berlin Marathon | Colour Run for Cancer Focus | Europa Abseil | Great North Run 2015 | Great Wall of China Trek 2015 | London to Paris Bike Ride Open Challenge | Man Van MegaPull | Open Challenge Anywhere - Anytime | Skydive for Cancer Focus NI | Skydive for Men's Health Month | Slieve Donard Moonlit Trek | TCS New York City Marathon | Unite & Bike Against Cancer Cuba Open Challenge

 

Ards Half Marathon & Walk

Ards Half Marathon & Walk


Dates Available
26 Jun 2015

Sign up for the Ards Half Marathon or 9 Mile Walk which this year will take place on 26th June and raise money for Cancer Focus Northern Ireland.

Simply follow this link for all the registration details http://www.ards-council.gov.uk/Leisure/Ards-Half-Marathon-Walk   Sign up and then give Emma a call on 028 9068 0771 to receive your fundraising pack & running top/vest

Ben Nevis Challenge June 2015

Ben Nevis Challenge June 2015


Dates Available
25 Sep 2015

Registration: £50 and then Minimum Sponsorship: £650

The ‘Ben’ sits majestically at the head of Loch Linnhe, its presence dominating the landscape from all corners of Fort William and Lochaber. At 4,408ft / 1,344m, there are spectacular views over the Western Isles of Scotland.

Climb the 4,408ft of Ben Nevis, UK's highest mountain, amongst some of the most beautiful and dramatic scenery in the world, all under the supervision of highly trained mountain guides.

Your travel to Fortwilliam via ferry and coach, 2nights twin sharing accommodation and meals at hotel; are included in your minimum sponsorship.

For more information or if you have any questions please contact Emma at events@cancerfocusni.org  or 028 9068 0771

Berlin Marathon

Berlin Marathon


Dates Available
27 Sep 2015

The Berlin Marathon is one of the world’s greatest marathons, with 40,000 entries expected from 100 countries in 2014. The course is flat, asphalted, traffic-free and fast – in fact the fastest course in the world. In 2014 Dennis Kimetto of Kenya broke the world record with a new time of 2:02:57. The finish line closes after 6hrs 15mins. Berlin is one of the 6 World Marathon Majors, the Grand Slam events of marathon running.

In conjunction with Sports Travel International we offer 3 nights Fri-Mon at an excellent 4**** central hotel, guaranteed entry and guide services. Extra nights are available on request.

For more information please contact Emma at events@cancerfocusni.org  or 028 9068 0771

Colour Run for Cancer Focus

Colour Run for Cancer Focus


Dates Available
30 Aug 2015

The Color Run™ 5k is coming to Belfast! The only question is “Are you ready for the craziest, colorful, 5k of your life?” You bet you are. Race it solo or with your Color friends. Check out the race details below & we’ll see you all squeaky clean at the start line.

Location: Titanic Quarter, Belfast
Date: Saturday 30th August, 2015
Time: 2pm

How does it work?

The Color Run™ event is a one of a kind experience that is less about speed and more about enjoying a color crazy day with your friends and family.

Contact Emma on 028 9068 0771 or email events@cancerfocusni.org for more infor and to receive your fundraising materials

Europa Abseil

Europa Abseil


Dates Available
20 Sep 2015

Join Cancer Focus NI for the experience of a lifetime and abseil 110ft down the Europa Hotel in Belfast!

Scale new heights with this exciting challenge and raise vital funds for Cancer Focus at the same time.

Registration is ONLY £30 and minimum sponsorship applies.

Dates available: 10th May 2015

                        30th May 2015

                        14th June 2015

                        12th September 2015

                        20th September 2015 

To register, simply click here: http://belfastactivitycentrebooking.com/core/booking.php?target=Abseils then let us know you are taking part on behalf of Cancer Focus by contacting Jillian on 028 9068 0788 or by emailing jillianwallace@cancerfocusni.org and we will send you out a fundraising pack

Great North Run 2015

Great North Run 2015


Dates Available
13 Sep 2015

13th September 2015

Join over 50,000 runners/walkers in Newcastle Upon Tyne and participate in the world’s most popular half marathon.

This event is geared towards beginners as well as experienced runners but whatever your ability you will be sure to have an amazing time!

In conjunction with Sports Travel International, we can offer 2 sponsorship packages, both of which include two night’s twin sharing accommodation in Newcastle city centre.

With a Cancer Focus Northern Ireland representative on hand throughout the weekend and a brilliant race atmosphere, this is a weekend event to remember!

Two Sponsorship Packages Available:

Option 1 - £710.00
Race Entry
2 Nights Twin Sharing Accommodation
Return Coach & Ferry Transport from Belfast
Cancer Focus Northern Ireland Rep available throughout weekend

Option 2- £650.00
Race Entry
2 Nights Twin Sharing Accommodation
Arrange your own transport – Flights etc.
Cancer Focus Northern Ireland Rep available throughout weekend

(**We are unable to offer an entry only package**)

For more information or if you have any questions please contact Emma at events@cancerfocusni.org or 028 9068 0771

Great Wall of China Trek 2015

Great Wall of China Trek 2015


Dates Available
16 Oct 2015

Would you like to trek one of the great wonders of the world for Cancer Focus Northern Ireland in October 2015?

Join us for this once in a lifetime opportunity and also raise money to help people in Northern Ireland living with a Cancer diagnosis. This trek lasts for 10 days and is one of the world’s classics, offering stunning scenery, challenging walking and a fascinating insight into both an ancient and modern culture. This adventure begins and ends in the exciting city of Beijing, which you can explore at your leisure on the last day of the challenge.

Trip highlights include:
- Visit the remote parts of the wall
- Explore the wall's ancient watchtowers
- Climb the Heavenly Steps and descend via luge
- Hike to the black Dragon Pool park waterfalls
- Get a glimpse of traditional rural life in China 
- Trek the 'Wild Wall' from Gubekou

With spaces limited for this trek, I am delighted to tell you that if you take advantage of our Early Bird Offer, you will pay just £100 registration (normally £200), your place will be guaranteed, and you will receive your fundraising pack. 

Minimum sponsorship applies.


Contact Emma on events@cancerfocusni.org or call 9068 0771 for all the details and your registration pack

London to Paris Bike Ride Open Challenge

London to Paris Bike Ride Open Challenge


Dates Available
22 Jul 2015

With two routes to choose from you can cycle one of the best fundraising events in Europe for Cancer Focus NI.

Route one: April, June and September Route

Starting in London, our 300 mile, 4 day route takes us through glorious English countryside, to the ferry from Dover to Calais. Once ‘French side’, we push on cycling along quiet French country lanes, through traditional market towns with views of the rolling green hills of northern France.

Registration Fee £99 + Min Sponsorship £1430

Route Two: London to Paris Bike Ride, Tour de France Finale from 22nd July 2015-26th July 2015

Registration Fee £149 + Min Sponsorship £1380

 

 


Man Van MegaPull

Man Van MegaPull


Dates Available
6 Jun 2015

Calling all heroes to flex your muscles for our MegaPull in June - Men’s Health Month - and July to raise funds to keep our Man Van on the road.

Cancer Focus NI needs fearless fundraisers to take on the challenge and pull our 2.5 tonne Man Van over 500m in teams of four – a total of 30km across Northern Ireland!

All the money raised will help fund our Man Van, a mobile health unit that brings lifesaving messages and offers free health checks to men across Northern Ireland.

Registration for the Man Van MegaPull is £30 and we’re asking all heroes to raise a minimum of £100 in sponsorship. Each £100 raised will pay for four free health checks on the Man Van – helping local men lower their risk of cancer. 

Open Challenge Anywhere - Anytime

Open Challenge  Anywhere - Anytime


Dates Available
1 Jan 2016

You can take on a challenge anywhere in the world and raise funds for Cancer Focus NI.

If there is somewhere you have always wanted to trek, cycle, paddle or run please get in touch with us and we will find the perfect open challenge for you at a time that suits you. It is the flexible way of doing an overseas challenge to raise funds for our charity.

 

Contact Emma on 028 90680771 to discuss or e-mail events@cancerfocusni.org for more information

 

The World is Your Oyster…. Cambodia, Peru, Canada, India, USA, Alps…..

 

Skydive for Cancer Focus NI

Skydive for Cancer Focus NI


Dates Available
1 Jan 2016

Take on the challenge of a lifetime and skydive in aid of Cancer Focus NI!

You can pick your own date and you can jump on your own or as part of an organised group from your office, school or club. You will be taking part in a tandem skydive where you will be strapped to an experienced instructor. You will exit at 13,000ft, free-fall to 6,000ft before the instructor opens the canopy and steers you safely to the ground.

Minimum age is 16 and there is no maximum age limit. Under 18s must have written parental/guardian consent before taking part.

Registration is £50 and a suggested minimum sponsorship applies.

Be brave, accept this challenge of a lifetime and make some life-long memories!

For more information or to sign up contact Emma on 028 9068 0771 or email events@cancerfocusni.org

 

 

 

 

 

Skydive for Men's Health Month

Skydive for Men's Health Month


Dates Available
28 Jun 2015

28th June 2015

This June we are asking Men to be Brave and take the leap for Cancer Focus!

Take part in our Skydive for Men's Health Month on Sunday 28th June to have fun but to also raise money to help keep our Man Van on the road.

The Man Van, a mobile health unit, is a vital service bringing lifesaving messages to our community and workplaces, helping to lower the risk of cancer. Men who come on board our Man Van can have their body composition and measurements assessed, their cholesterol, blood pressure and blood glucose checked, and get one-to-one health awareness advice - all free of charge.

Min. age is 16. No maximum age for Tandems.

Under 18's must have written parental/guardian permission before training/jumping.

40 and above must have Doctor's written permission before training/jumping.

Maximum weight limit for Tandems:

Male 95 kg/15 stone Clothed

Female 82kg/13 Stone Clothed.

Registration: £50 and suggested minimum sponsorship applies

This will be the challenge of a lifetime and you will make some everlasting memories whilst turning the sky blue for Cancer Focus.

For more information or to sign up for the Men's Health Skydive please get in touch with Emma on 028 9068 0771 or at events@cancerfocusni.org

Slieve Donard Moonlit Trek

Slieve Donard Moonlit Trek


Dates Available
5 Jun 2015

5th June 2015

Registration: £20 and then raise Minimum Sponsorship: £80

Challenge yourself to make it to the highest peak in Northern Ireland – in the dark!  Starting at dusk you will be plan to make it to the summit, around midnight, where you will be able to stargaze and marvel at the lights of Newcastle and beyond, before returning to Donard car park for a well-earned hot cuppa! 

Get your torch ready for this must-do challenge!

When you register you will receive your fundraising pack.  If you have any questions please contact Emma at events@cancerfocusni.org or on 028 9068 0771

TCS New York City Marathon

TCS New York City Marathon


Dates Available
1 Nov 2015

1st November 2015

Challenge yourself to run 26.2 miles and participate in the spectacular TCS New York City Marathon.  Our sponsorship package includes:

  • Return flights from Belfast to New York, all taxes included
  • 5 Night's accommodation at the Westin New York Grand Central Hotel
  • Transport for runners to start of race
  • Guaranteed Race Entry
  • Celebration Dinner at a typical Manhattan Venue
  • Travel Insurance - covers for marathon participation
  • Return Airport Transfers
  • Cancer Focus Northern Ireland Running Vest & fundraising expertise

Places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment - all tour arrangements and guaranteed race entry provided by Sports Travel International

Contact Emma on 028 9068 0771 or events@cancerfocusni.org for more information.

 

 

Unite & Bike Against Cancer Cuba Open Challenge

Unite & Bike Against Cancer Cuba Open Challenge


Dates Available
15 Oct 2015

Cycle an incredible journey beginning in Havana, for approximately 360km for Cancer Focus NI.  

You will ride along shimmering coastlines, past tobacco and sugar cane fields and through thriving farming communities, where for many aspects of Cuban life, time has stood still. 

 Cars and salsa will definitely feature highly as we travel through this beautiful country!

15 Oct 2015 - 23 Oct 2015

Registration Fee £299 + Min Sponsorship £2600

 

 

 


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